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Forty years on, bullying takes its toll on health and wealth

The negative social, physical and mental health effects of childhood bullying are still evident nearly 40 years later, according to research by British psychiatrists. In the first study of its kind to look at the effects of childhood bullying bey...  More »

More Evidence That Bullying Raises Kids' Suicide Risk

MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children and teens involved in bullying -- victims and perpetrators alike -- are more likely to think about suicide or attempt it. And cyber bullying appears more strongly linked to suicidal thoughts than...  More »

Bullying among kids tied to suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts

By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - School children who are bullied are more than twice as likely to think about killing themselves and to make suicide attempts as their peers who aren't bullied, according to a new analysis. Rese...  More »

Bullying May Have Lasting Health Effects on Kids

MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who are picked on by their peers may see lasting effects on their physical and mental well-being -- especially if the bullying is allowed to persist for years, a new study suggests. The study found th...  More »

Effects of bullying may add up in kids: study

"I think this is overwhelming support for early interventions and immediate interventions and really advancing the science about interventions," Laura Bogart, from Boston Children's Hospital, told Reuters Health. In the past, when r...  More »

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